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Title: Sword and scabbard
Date: ca. 7th century CE
Medium: Blade: iron; scabbard and hilt: gold over wood, garnets, glass-paste; guard: gilt-bronze
Dimensions: 3 1/8 × 40 9/16 × 15/16 in. (8 × 103 × 2.4 cm)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1965
Accession Number: 65.28a, b
“Treasured Masterpieces of the Metropolitan Museum of Art,” Tokyo National Museum, Tokyo, Japan, The Kyoto Municipal Museum, Kyoto, Japan, 1972.
“Gold,” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, April 14–September 9, 1973.
“Patterns of Collecting: Selected Acquisitions 1965-1975,” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, December 6, 1975–March 23, 1976.
“The Royal Hunter: Art of the Sasanian Empire,” Asia House Gallery, New York, The Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1978.
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